News happening around Little Rock Air Force Base


  • DOD Directs Stop Movement in response to COVID-19

    The Department of Defense issued a stop movement of all personnel to, from or through Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designated Level 3 COVID-19 locations effective March 13 and for the next 60 days. Following Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper’s announcement of new travel restrictions, the Air Force began implementing and complying with this guidance.
  • 19th MXG celebrates Maintenance Professionals of the Year

    The 19th Maintenance Group held their annual Maintenance Professionals of the Year banquet at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, March 6, 2020. The banquet included food, games and nearly 30 awards given to celebrate and recognize the achievements of top performers from the maintenance career field who ensure our aircraft are mission-ready to project and sustain agile combat airlift.
  • Corregidor Island: 19th AW honors a legacy of heroes

    Airmen from the 41 Airlift Squadron and 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flew to the Philippines to partake in a commemorative event marking the 75th Anniversary of the retaking of Corregidor Island, while also honoring three members from the 19th Bombardment Group, now 19th Airlift Wing, and nine members from the 41st Tactical Airlift Squadron, now 41st AS, Feb. 18, 2020.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Austin Wilson

    Name and Rank: Staff Sgt. Austin WilsonUnit: 373rd Training Squadron, Detachment 4Official Duty title: Communication, countermeasures and navigation instructorHometown: Mooresville, IndianaTime in service: 5 yearsTime at Little Rock: 4 yearsGoals: Complete information technology degree and promote to senior master sergeantHobbies: Dirt biking,
  • Three wings, one objective: Misawa, Yokota and Little Rock practice ACE

    Airmen from the 35th Fighter Wing integrated with units from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, and Yokota Air Base, Japan, for a Total Force cooperation event aimed at Agile Combat Employment development at Yokota Air Base, Feb. 13.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Brian Bevilacqua

    Rank and Name: Senior Airman Brian BevilacquaUnit: 19th Aircraft Maintenance SquadronOfficial Duty Title: Hydraulics centralized repair facility back shop journeymanHometown: Oakland, New JerseyTime on Station: 2 years 6 monthsTime in Service: 3 yearsHobbies: Furniture restoration and playing guitarGoals: Completing a college degree, making staff
  • TLR holds Q&A panel to celebrate Black History Month

    Member of Team Little Rock came together to celebrate Black History Month by participating in a discussion panel regarding the importance of leaving behind legacies at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Feb. 28, 2020.
  • Honorary Commander, Golden Knight Program connects base to community

    The 19th Airlift Wing hosted an Honorary Commander Induction Ceremony Feb. 26 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The Honorary Commander Program is a community outreach effort to continue building partnerships between local civic leaders and Team Little Rock. Not only were nine new members welcomed into the program, but two honorary commanders were inducted into a new program — The Golden Knights.
  • Mobility Airmen complete Agile Combat Employment experiment

    Airmen from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Little Rock AFB, Arkansas, and Kadena Air Base, Japan, completed an Agile Combat Employment experiment at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Japan, Feb. 20, 2020. The training helped develop and improve an Air Force’s ability to rapidly deploy F-15 Eagle aircraft, personnel and equipment to austere locations throughout the world in support of Air Force and Combatant Command strategic objectives.
  • Association of Defense Communities visits TLR community

    Representatives from the Association of Defense Communities visited Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, on Feb. 25-26, 2020, in recognition for being one of five communities across the country named to the 2020 Class of Great American Defense Communities. The program, now in its fifth year, was established to recognize the role that communities and regions with active installations play in supporting service members and military families.